Geosciences Advisory Unit

Equipment Type: Geosciences Advisory Unit

GAU-Radioanalytical (GAU), also known as the Geosciences Advisory Unit, is an industry and government agency-focused organisation that specialises in radioanalytical and other analytical services.GAU is a financially independent research and consultancy unit operating at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), which is involved in diverse aspects of pure and applied research, radioanalytical services, consultancy and training in radioactivity.Headed by Professor Ian Croudace and Dr Phillip Warwick, GAU has a workforce of PhD qualified staff. It is an internationally recognised centre of expertise in environmental radioactivity and analytical radiochemistry. It focuses on providing high-level expertise to its various clients in the nuclear industry and also delivers a significant teaching and research function, which is integrated with its commercial activities. Undergraduates and postgraduates from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) benefit from advanced level courses and masters and PhD research projects.

Contact Name: 
Professor Ian Croudace
Available for use/hire by external contacts